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Flashcards in Module 3 Child Development Deck (10):
1

What type of thinking does kids have?

Concrete

2

What is the legal definition of child

Any unmarried person under the age of 18 years who has not been emancipated by order of the court

3

What is the most vulnerable population in child welfare?

Birth to 5

4

Why should child welfare professionals know about child development?

We must know what the norm is so that we can make educated or informed decisions on the safety and well-being of the child

5

Development is

Sequential

6

What are the two critical windows of development

Between the ages of birth to three and the teen years

7

CBHA

Comprehensive behavioral health assessment
Referral must be made within seven days of removal

8

What are the three factors that can have significant impact on prenatal development

Genetics
Teratogens (agent that causes malformation of an embryo such as drugs)
Environment

9

What is the most common maltreatment among infants

Neglect at a rate of 79.7 per 1000 maltreated children

10

What are the developmental domains

Physical
cognitive
social and
emotional